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Google has had to put the brakes on its Gemini AI text-to-image generation when it comes to humans. The controversy erupted on social media this week, with Google confirming its most powerful AI offering ever was indeed creating images with historical “inaccuracies.” The launch of Gemini seemed to go well for... Read more...
The cat is out of the bag, NVIDIA is on an absolute winning streak that has taken the world by storm, as evidenced its latest earnings report. Gaming GPUs with the GeForce RTX 40 series mostly held on with good inventory for gamers. Meaning, its data center GPUs are hot commodities, with demand increasing at an... Read more...
One rumor that's persisted for several years—at least a half a decade, at this point—is that Microsoft will completely abandon physical discs for its Xbox game consoles. It hasn't happened, though with Microsoft confirming that it plans to keep releasing newer generation Xbox consoles into the future, the question has... Read more...
NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory, or SDO, detected three strong solar flares with the potential to disrupt radio communications, electric power grids, navigation signals, and could even pose a risk to spacecraft and astronauts. The first flare detected was an X1.8 flare, the second flare being classified as an X1.7... Read more...
An X/Twitter user with nearly 100,000 followers had people researching if Google was planning to shut down its popular Gmail service after posting a supposed screenshot of an email claiming that was the case. The post quickly went viral, amassing over 7.6 million views in less than 24 hours. But is Google really going... Read more...
We're gearing up for some big innovations that are on the horizon in 2024 for our industry. To celebrate the new year, we've teamed up with Lenovo to give away some fresh Tech gear to a few lucky winners! We have three prize packs lined up for our 2024 New Year, New Gear Giveaway with Lenovo  –  1 (one) Lenovo Legion Pro 7 16IRX9H Gaming Read more...
Cloud-hosted AI image generators like OpenAI's DALL-E 3 and Meta's Imagine are really fun to play with, but they can come with onerous restrictions in terms of content, blocking even prompts that don't seem objectionable at all. They also are known to massage users' prompts—Gemini was recently noted to insert... Read more...
AT&T customers nationwide are reporting outages that are preventing outbound calls, including emergency phone calls. Starting early this morning, folks were noting that they were unable to get work done or complete phone calls, and it would seem that this was not just affecting the AT&T network. Carriers running off... Read more...
Bethesda has teamed up with AMD to give away some limited edition CPU and GPU hardware. Not by coincidence, the giveaway coincides with Starfield gaining support for AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 (FSR3) upscaling technology, which came by way of the game's most recent patch (versiion 1.9.67). Incidentally, the... Read more...
Dell Precision 7960 And 5860 Workstations: As Configured - $19,972 and $9,988 Respectively Dell Precision 7960 and 5860 workstations bring professional Xeon W and NVIDIA RTX firepower to chew through complex engineering and creative workloads Flagship Intel Xeon W 3400 And 2400 Series CPUs Support Quad-GPU And... Read more...
For better or worse, Samsung's Galaxy AI will be making its way across more Galaxy devices as part of the new One UI 6.1 update. The brand new Galaxy S24 series got to enjoy Galaxy AI first, but now four product lines in the Samsung stable will be able to partake in some mobile AI smarts along with some genuinely... Read more...
The year 2024 started off with NVIDIA finally announcing its line of GeForce RTX Super GPUs, which include the GeForce RTX 4070 Super, RTX 4070 Ti Super, and RTX 4080 Super. The first two GPUs were introduced at the same price as the models they superseded, with the GeForce RTX 4080 Super getting a notable $200 price... Read more...
Late last year, Google introduced the world to its most capable AI offering ever, Gemini. Since then, Gemini has strengthened with new features, as well as most recently providing an upgrade to Google Assistant. What some may not be aware of, however, is the availability of Google’s new AI Premium subscription, that... Read more...
Samsung teased the Galaxy Ring at Unpacked 2024 in January, and now the company has confirmed more details about its inaugural wearable health tracker. It will be able to monitor blood flow, ECG, make contactless payments, and is expected to be available this July. Wearable tech is getting serious, smaller, and... Read more...
A lot of people seem to have a great many strong opinions about NVIDIA's software. They complain that the Control Panel is archaic and outdated, while whining that GeForce Experience is heavy, bloated, and cumbersome to use. We like NVIDIA's Control Panel around here, but we do have to admit it would be nice to have a... Read more...
It wasn’t that long ago when NVIDIA found lightning in a bottle with the cryptocurrency boom, which saw demand for its GPUs skyrocket beyond gaming and into a red hot mining market. Then came the crypto crash and, along with it, concerns about how NVIDIA would bounce back amid sagging GPU sales. NVIDIA found its... Read more...
Intuitive Machines, as part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative, is readying to attempt the first successful lunar landing of a spacecraft by the US since Apollo 17 in 1972. An attempt by Astrobotics to land on the moon last month was thwarted following an anomaly shortly after launch, which... Read more...
Not to be left out of the huge buzz that is AI recently, Arm unveiled its latest advancements in its Neoverse chip technology. The tech company revealed its Neoverse N3 and V3 cores, alongside Neoverse Compute Subsystems (CSS) offerings for both. Arm’s latest Neoverse chip technology is based on the Arm computing... Read more...
Over the past couple of years, the ransomware industry has exploded leading to millions in lost dollars to cybercriminals extorting businesses to regain access and control of their private data. It was thought to have reached a head when the Biden Administration sought to crack down on the threat at the International... Read more...
Intel's inaugural IFS Direct Connect event is currently underway in San Jose, California today. This event is somewhat of a coming out party for Intel's Foundry Services business unit (IFS), which is now known simply as Intel Foundry, and features a multitude of prominent industry leaders and guest speakers, from... Read more...
Rumor has it that FromSoftware didn't originally intend to release an expansion for its fantasy epic Elden Ring. However, since the game's explosive launch nearly two whole years ago, fans have eagerly awaited more content. There were some notable additions in patches, including PvP arenas and a couple of extra... Read more...
While the foldable form factor for smartphones got off to a rocky start several years ago, it is finally starting to hit its stride, thanks to a continued push by Samsung and competitors like Google, Huawei, and others. The form factor is still comparatively niche (versus standard smartphone designs), sure. However... Read more...
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